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Safeguarding Awareness Recognising and Responding to Abuse (Level 2) - Children and Young People

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This course is essential for people who have regular contact, or periods of intense but irregular, contact with children and young people to ensure that those working with children and young people understand and know how to safeguard children and how to respond when they suspect abuse.

Length of course

1 day.

Who should attend?

  • Early years providers
  • Childcare providers
  • All types of schools
  • Health professionals
  • Professionals working with children or families

Please note Southampton City Council staff should access Safeguarding Level 2 training through Learning and Development.

You will be able to:

  • Understand what we mean by safeguarding children and young people.
  • Identify possible signs and symptoms of abuse and know what to do if neglect or abuse is suspected.
  • Identify vulnerable groups.
  • Understand the key legislation to safeguard and protect children and young people and your role within it.
  • Reflect on learning from Serious Case Reviews and consider emerging key themes including Contextual Safeguarding.
  • Understand the Southampton Children’s Advice and Duty Service, Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and how to referral.
  • Understand PREVENT and how this links to safeguarding children and young people.

Session dates:

Monday 3rd of October 2022 - 09:00 - 15:00 - Civic Centre

Monday 5th of December 2022 - 09:00 - 15:00 - Civic Centre

Tuesday 7th of March 2023 - 09:00 - 15:00 - Civic Centre

Tuesday 18th of July 2023 - 09:00 - 15:00 - Civic Centre

Beverages only included - please make your own arrangements for food.

Please note that if less than the minimum required number of 15 delegates sign up for the date in October, delegates will be deferred to the date in December.

Fee for training:

Southampton City Council Maintained Schools £40

Subsidised price for Southampton PVI Early Years & Childcare providers and voluntary organisations £35

Academies, free schools and other organisations £50

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